Posts tagged "volunteerism"

Volunteer from the Couch!

I received an email from EndtheBacklog.org today. It was a simple request, to write to my lawmakers and ask them to support President Obama’s request to allocate funds to help eradicate the hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits that are languishing in storage facilities all over the country. Why is this important?  The process of... Read more »

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2013

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2013
If volunteering with survivors of sexual assault is your interest, then you aren’t alone. In fact April is a great month to get involved with the various organizations working with survivors and law enforcement to raise awareness, educate, and inform about sexual assault. One great organization, of which I am partial is Rape Victim Advocates... Read more »

Meet: Tree House Humane Society

Meet: Tree House Humane Society
The measure of a society can be how well its people treat its weakest members. – Gandhi For more than 40 years Tree House has been caring exclusively for sick, injured and abused stray cats – cats that often had no other chance at a good life – but despite our best efforts and those... Read more »
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How You Can Help: Center on Halsted

How You Can Help: Center on Halsted
Last week, we brushed up on the history of Center on Halsted. In case you missed it, or loved it so much you'd like to read it again, you can find it here...

Cue that "Getting to Know You" song...

Forget the “about” page, pull up a chair and grab a glass of vino/tea/coffee/water/whatever-you-please and let’s get to know each other. Let’s be honest (heads-up on this one, I really love to shine a light on the truth), there is some Grade-A %$!&  going down in the world and it all boils over into the... Read more »